NORTH COAST REPERTORY THEATRE 2018-19 SEASON - North Coast Repertory Theatre Auditions

Posted: May 10, 2018

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North Coast Repertory Theatre 2018-2019 Season - Solana Beach EPA
North Coast Repertory Theatre

AUDITION DATE
Mon, May 21, 2018
10:00 am - 6:00 pm (PDT)
Lunch: 2:00PM - 3:00PM


APPOINTMENTS
N/A. Sign-up at theatre beginning at 9:00AM

CONTRACT
SPT Minimum - $443/wk


SEEKING
See breakdown.


PREPARATION
For actors - 2 contrasting monologues. If interested in musicals, 2 contrasting songs (uptempo/ballad), or 1 song and 1 monologue, bring sheet music in the correct key. Please limit audition package to no more than 3 minutes of combined material.


LOCATION
North Coast Repertory Theatre
987 Lomas Santa Fe Dr Ste D
Solana Beach, CA 92075-2142


PERSONNEL
David Ellenstein, Artistic Director
Christopher Williams, Associate Artistic Director
An accompanist will be present


OTHER DATES
See breakdown.


OTHER
northcoastrep.org
An Equity Monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of this audition.
Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to attend every audition.
Always bring your Equity Membership card to auditions.

BREAKDOWN
Blithe Spirit
By Noel Coward
Directed by Rosina Reynolds
First Rehearsal: August 7, 2018
Performances: September 5 - 30, 2018
Possible Extension to October 7, 2018 (must be available)

British Accents are required for all characters. Edith would have a more 'local' accent, less rounded than the rest.
Charles Condomine - Charles is a nice looking man of about 40-45. He's an intelligent, urbane English novelist. With plans to write a novel about a homicidal medium he invites Madame Arcati to present a séance, with the hopes that he can get material for his story. he is completely skeptical about the occult.
Ruth Condomine - Ruth is Charles second wife. She is a smart looking woman in her late 30's - early 40's. Ruth likes order and runs a tight household. She is witty and sophisticated, although a little unimaginative.
Elvira - Elvira is the ghost of Charles first wife. Elvira is a spirited, outgoing, wild and carefree woman, early 30's. She skillfully uses the nostalgia of their past relationship to completely charm Charles but she can be willful and dangerous when thwarted in her attempt to get him all to herself.
Madame Arcarti - Madame Arcarti is the local spiritualist and medium. She is a striking woman, eccentric, effusive and boisterous. Almost childlike in her joy of the occult. Anywhere from 45-65.
Dr George Bradman - Dr Bradman is the local doctor and a good friend of the Condomines. he and his wife have been invited to make up the numbers, Madame Arcarti insists there must be more than three. Bradman is also skeptical and somewhat sardonically amused by all that happens. 50-60.
Violet Bradman - Violet Bradman is Dr Bradman's wife. A pleasant woman somewhat simple and naive. She is very excited about attending a séance, hoping it will include a little palm reading as well. Late 40's - late 50's.
Edith - Edith is the Condomine's new maid. She is a local girl, a simple soul who nervously tears around at breakneck speed, trying to do everything right. Late teens to early 20's.

Holmes and Watson
By Jeffrey Hatcher
Directed by David Ellenstein
First Rehearsal: September 18, 2018
Performances: October 17 - November 11, 2018
Possible Extension to November 18, 2018 (must be available)

Watson - Mustache. Brown Hair. Solid. A classic Watson.
Dr. Evans - Brown Hair. Clean-shaven. Silky, officious.
Holmes1 - Tall, thin, angular. The most acerbic Holmes.
Holmes2 - Tall, thin, angular. The most anxious Holmes.
Holmes3 - Tall, thin, angular. The most impenetrable Holmes.
Orderly - Tall, well-built Cockney. Curly ginger mustache.
Matron - Mid 30s, attractive, prim, chilly.
Moriarty - Mid 60s. Tall, thin. Deep, dark menacing eyes.
The Woman - Mid 30s. Beautiful, tortured, mysterious.
The Inspector - Tall, bulky, menacing. Black muttonchops.
Signor Fonseca - Masked.
The Client - Masked.

Note: The play is performed by a cast of seven (6 men, 1 woman) with doubling:
Orderly / Moriarty / Inspector
Matron / The Woman
Holmes1 / Signor Fonseca
Holmes3 / The Client


Moon Over Buffalo
By Ken Ludwig
Directed by Matthew Wiener
First Rehearsal: December 11, 2018
Performances: January 9 - February 3, 2019
Possible Extension to February 10, 2019 (must be available)

George Hay - male (40s-50s), a classic ham, actor and leader of troupe; former Broadway and film star, married to Charlotte.
Charlotte Hay - female (40s-50s), actress, former Broadway diva; bold, loves her family, married to George.
Ethel - female (60s-70s), former actress on tour with her daughter, Charlotte; a fighter but almost completely deaf.
Rosalind - female (20s-30s), smart, big heart; daughter of George and Charlotte; former actress no longer in the family business; wants a “normal life.”
Howard - male (20s-40s), a weatherman; awkward, but represents the normal guy and life to Rosalind.
Eileen - female (20s), the young, beautiful ingenue in the acting troupe.
Paul - male (20s-30s), following in George’s footsteps, an actor and longtime member of the troupe; Rosalind’s former love interest.
Richard - male (40s-50s), a Lawyer to the stars, among whom are George and Charlotte. Richard has always been in love with Charlotte and is passionate about his love for her.

Gabriel
By Moira Buffini
Directed by Christopher Williams
First Rehearsal: January 22, 2019
Performances: February 20 - March 17, 2019
Possible Extension to March 24, 2019 (must be available)

Estelle - young female (10-14 years old), young, brash, intuitive, big heart, British dialect, daughter to Jeanne.
Lake - female (40s-60s), housekeeper, trades in the black market, disciplined, loving to Estelle, smart, British dialect.
Lily - female (20s), sweet, Jewish, innocent but gutsy, huge heart, falls in love with Gabriel, British dialect, husband is missing, daughter-in-law of Jeanne.
Jeanne - female (40s), owner of an estate on Guernsey, strong, sexy, manipulative, smart, sharp-tongued, mother to Estelle, British dialect.
Von Pfunz - male (40s), Nazi officer in charge of estate, manipulative, clever, sharp, German dialect and speak German - THIS ROLE HAS BEEN CAST
Gabriel - male (20s), handsome, mysterious, athletic build, amnesiac, pure, speaks English and German fluently, falls in love with Lily.

All in the Timing
By David Ives
Directed by David Ellenstein
First Rehearsal: March 12, 2019
Performances: April 10 - May 5, 2019
Possible Extension to May 12, 2019 (must be available)

Casting 3 male and 3 female actors (20s-40s); versatile with impeccable comic timing, to play multiple characters in the six one-acts.


A Walk in the Woods
By Lee Blessing
Directed by Richard Baird
First Rehearsal: April 30, 2019
Performances: May 29 - June 23, 2019
Possible Extension to June 30, 2019 (must be available)

Andrey Botvinnik - male (57), a career Soviet diplomat
John Honeyman - male (45), an American negotiator

Another Roll of the Dice(musical)
Book by Mark Saltzman
Music & Lyrics by Frank Loesser
Based on the stories by Damon Runyon
Directed by Larry Sousa
First Rehearsal: June 11, 2019
Performances: July 10 - August 4, 2019
Possible Extension to August 18, 2019 (must be available)

Casting 4 males and 2 females (20s-50s), versatile singer/dancer/actors to play multiple roles in the style of Guys and Dolls. All roles are open.


Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to audition.

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